The week of February 14, 2016

Love and Revenge
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The pen pal romances of WriteAPrisoner.com

By Zachary Crockett

“There’s a lot of fish in the sea, but hell, there are a lot of fish behind bars too.”

Features

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Looking for love when you’re 16 and famous on YouTube

By Rae Votta

Anthony Quintal is a YouTube star with 1.5 million fans. So why’s it so hard for him to find a real relationship?

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The dirty business of online revenge

By Vanessa Willoughby

Feeling jilted this Valentine’s Day? Whether it’s shit in a box or a bunch of candy penises, plenty of websites are ready to help you find the perfect payback.

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Men’s rights activists and the search for the perfect virgin

By Marisa Kabas

There’s no way to prove virginity, but that has not stopped some men from trying.

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Tales from the most popular woman on OkCupid

By Carrie Nelson

Lauren Urasek shares her strategy and horror stories from online dating.

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The future of sex tech is already here

By Mary Emily O'Hara

We’ve seen the future of adult toys, and it is filled with networked sex

Opinion

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Inside NYC’s most exclusive sex party

By Stefanie Iris Weiss

The rules in this invite-only club aren’t meant to be broken.

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How I learned to love over AOL Instant Messenger

By Jaya Saxena

Slowly but surely, the IRL me started to become more like the me I allowed myself to be online.